Brit-funk pioneers Sun Palace collected on The Lost Songs 1982-1984

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Previously unreleased music from David Mancuso’s Loft favourites.

Enigmatic Brit-funk pioneers Sun Palace have opened their archives once more for a new 4-track EP via Parisian label Chuwanaga.

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The duo behind accidental Paradise Garage and The Loft classic ‘Rude Movements’, which was reissued in full via BBE in 2016, much of Sun Palace’s hyper-productive early ’80s output is yet to see the light of day.

In 2017, MIC Records released Mike Collins’ The Lost Tapes 1983-1989, which shone light on the prolific multi-instrumentalist and Sun Palace co-founder’s archive of recordings.

This time round, Chuwanaga’s collection focusses on music co-written by Collins and Breeze McKrieth, a founding member of Brit-funk bands Light Of The World and Beggar & Co.

Mixing new wave, proto-house, disco and a nascent Brit-funk sound, The Lost Songs 1982-1984 is the next piece in the Sun Palace puzzle.

Sun Palace – The Lost Songs 1982-1984 is out now on Chuwanaga Records. Preorder your copy here and check out the artwork, which references Sun Palace’s Winning EP, below.

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